Elizabeth O’Donnell graduated from the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union after studying at the University of Minnesota and Antioch College. A member of the faculty since 1984, Associate Professor O’Donnell teaches ARCH 132, Structures II and serves as the Associate Dean. While a member of the Adjunct Faculty of the School of Architecture, she has also served on project reviews at Columbia University, Pratt Institute, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and New York Institute of Technology.
Her practice Elizabeth O’Donnell Architect, has completed projects in New York City including medical offices, offices for non-profit foundations, new loft residences, and building additions. She has served as a consultant for site specific projects to artists including Yoko Ono and Tadashi Kawamata. Her work has been published in Bauwelt, Occulus, Interior Design Magazine and Conran’s Design Book. Recognition includes an award for Design Excellence from the NYC Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and an award for Design Distinction from International Design magazine. Current work includes projects in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District, the Tribeca West Historic District, and Gramercy Park.